Update 3/13: Alex remains in the hospital with his mother.
Update 3/12. Alex's Mom Dorothy Spourdalakis has a care plan meeting
scheduled at the hospital - which, if she does not agree fully to the
terms, will mean the removal of her son from her care and his being
placed in DCFS
Managing Editor's Note: This comment from our John Stone is well worth repeating here on the main site.
I don't think in the history of AoA any story has struck such a chord as this one. Here we see the catastrophic future of our children - created by modern medicine, and well beyond its capacity to deal with. If it hasn't happened to us or them yet it, it assuredly will. This is the future a greedy industry and sychophantic crony government officials have created for us and our children - the complete failure of human institutions. Hell on earth.
Or we can think of those children in Chad , blamed for their reaction to the WHO meningitis vaccine, and shipped off to die in the desert for the greater good...